Idiom: squirrel away
Note: This is like a squirrel collecting nuts for the winter.
— She squirreled away money each month to buy a new car.
— If you're just squirreling away various English learning materials instead of using them, you'll never improve your English.
— How did you squirrel away all of these vintage hairclips?
— The reason we couldn't find any Post-It notes is because Sandra squirreled them away in her desk.
— We never have any money for vacations so I'm secretly squirreling away a little money from each paycheck so we can take our kids to Disney World next summer.
— Are you squirreling away shot glasses from all of your travels overseas? There must be 100 glasses in this drawer!
— Our daughter was slowly squirreling away cigarettes from the packs my husband keeps on the kitchen counter. Then she'd sell them before football games at her school.
— Can I ask why you're squirreling away various jars full of rubber bands and paper clips?
— I'm squirreling away as many stamps as I can. It's almost time to send Christmas cards.
— My sister is so cool. She squirreled away a bunch of candy in my duffel bag so I had something good to eat it while I was at camp this summer.
— One of my wife's secret pleasures is squirreling away all of the travel-sized toiletries we get when we're on vacation.
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